Montreal rectory becomes transition centre for asylum seekers

Posted November 8, 2017 7:19 pm by Editor

Montreal rectory becomes transition centre for asylum seekers

MONTREAL – When a Haitian mother and her two young children crossed into Canada by taxi, “police officers said that I was going to be arrested because I had just done something illegal.””I said to myself: ‘It’s better to get arrested than to be killed in Haiti,'” said the woman, who asked to be identified only by her first name, Emmanuela.Like many asylum seekers, she was directed to the Montreal YMCA. Now, however, she lives at the rectory of Our Lady of Victory Parish, which on Oct. 2 opened its doors to women and children seeking asylum.”It was a warm

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